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Common name

English: Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple

German: Zuckerahorn

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Sapindaceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Acer (9)

            Epithet: saccharum Marsh. (1)

saccharum => from Sanskrit sharkara for 'sugar'

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Acer saccharum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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